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Migration of Women Workers from South Asia to the Gulf

— theme: Rights and protection of migrants
— country: South Asia
— type: Reports

UN women - 2012. "Released by UN Women and the V.V Giri Labour Insititute, the report Migration of Women Workers from South Asia to the Gulf analyses the processes, outcomes and problems associated with the migration of women workers from South Asian countries to the Gulf region, focusing on five major sending countries in South Asia – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka – and six major receiving countries of the Gulf region – Bahrain, Kuweit, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Highlighting the positive economic aspects of migration in South Asia, this report also addresses the areas where women continue to experience injustice, violence and inequality at various stages of the migration cycle."

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